Period
to 18 January 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 67 24 25
Rank change year-on-year -43 +1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Retail 131 289 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.96% 7.88% 7.91%
As % of the General category 12.14% 20.03% 19.81%
Number of salaries quoted 99 173 129
Birmingham median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £39,750 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £66,250 £82,500
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11% -

Retail is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,079 1,443 1,747
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 32.58% 39.35% 39.94%
Number of salaries quoted 734 1,046 1,326
Birmingham median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £42,765
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% +5.23% +0.62%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £41,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94% -

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Retail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Birmingham

Retail
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Retail in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Retail in Birmingham

Retail
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Birmingham over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Retail in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, IT jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Retail.

1 44 (33.59%) Finance
2 38 (29.01%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (21.37%) Project Management
3 28 (21.37%) Microsoft
4 23 (17.56%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (17.56%) E-Commerce
5 22 (16.79%) Manufacturing
6 21 (16.03%) Legal
6 21 (16.03%) SQL
6 21 (16.03%) ITIL
7 19 (14.50%) SAP
7 19 (14.50%) Problem-Solving
8 18 (13.74%) Microsoft Azure
9 17 (12.98%) Windows Server
9 17 (12.98%) Windows
9 17 (12.98%) VoIP
10 16 (12.21%) .NET
10 16 (12.21%) Software Engineering
10 16 (12.21%) VMware
11 15 (11.45%) DHCP
11 15 (11.45%) DNS
11 15 (11.45%) Active Directory
11 15 (11.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 14 (10.69%) C#
12 14 (10.69%) PRINCE2
12 14 (10.69%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (10.69%) Scrum
13 13 (9.92%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (9.92%) Amazon AWS
13 13 (9.92%) Analytical Skills

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (5.34%) Apache
2 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.76%) CMS
3 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.53%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.76%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 6 (4.58%) SAP APO
1 6 (4.58%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (3.82%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (3.82%) SAP EWM
2 5 (3.82%) SAP QM
2 5 (3.82%) SAP SCM
3 4 (3.05%) SAP ECC
3 4 (3.05%) SAP ERP
4 2 (1.53%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.76%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.76%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.76%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.76%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (0.76%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 18 (13.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (9.92%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.58%) PaaS
4 3 (2.29%) Office 365
5 2 (1.53%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (1.53%) IaaS
5 2 (1.53%) SaaS
6 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.98%) VoIP
2 15 (11.45%) DHCP
2 15 (11.45%) DNS
3 7 (5.34%) Firewall
3 7 (5.34%) Wireless
4 5 (3.82%) LAN
4 5 (3.82%) WAN
5 4 (3.05%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (3.05%) MPLS
5 4 (3.05%) VPN
6 1 (0.76%) Network Security
6 1 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.16%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (7.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (6.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (5.34%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (5.34%) SAP HANA
5 7 (5.34%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (4.58%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (3.82%) Big Data
8 4 (3.05%) Power BI
9 3 (2.29%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.53%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.53%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.53%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (1.53%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.53%) HDInsight
11 1 (0.76%) DB2
11 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.76%) MySQL
11 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (5.34%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (5.34%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.05%) JIRA
3 3 (2.29%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.29%) VersionOne
4 1 (0.76%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.76%) eCATT
4 1 (0.76%) LSMW
4 1 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.76%) Selenium
4 1 (0.76%) TeamCity
General
1 44 (33.59%) Finance
2 22 (16.79%) Manufacturing
3 21 (16.03%) Legal
4 7 (5.34%) Automotive
5 6 (4.58%) Marketing
5 6 (4.58%) Publishing
6 4 (3.05%) Back Office
7 2 (1.53%) Advertising
7 2 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.76%) Billing
8 1 (0.76%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (24.43%) Architect
2 25 (19.08%) Solutions Architect
3 17 (12.98%) Project Manager
4 16 (12.21%) Developer
5 14 (10.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (9.92%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (8.40%) Consultant
8 10 (7.63%) SAP Architect
8 10 (7.63%) Senior Manager
8 10 (7.63%) Senior Project Manager
9 8 (6.11%) .NET Developer
10 7 (5.34%) Analyst
11 6 (4.58%) Agile Scrum Master
11 6 (4.58%) IT Engineer
11 6 (4.58%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (4.58%) Scrum Master
11 6 (4.58%) Senior IT Engineer
12 5 (3.82%) Head of Delivery
12 5 (3.82%) SAP SCM Architect
12 5 (3.82%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.21%) .NET
2 11 (8.40%) REST
3 9 (6.87%) CSS
3 9 (6.87%) HTML
3 9 (6.87%) Spring
4 8 (6.11%) ASP.NET
5 7 (5.34%) jQuery
6 3 (2.29%) HTML5
6 3 (2.29%) SAP Fiori
6 3 (2.29%) Web Services
7 2 (1.53%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.53%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.53%) CSS3
7 2 (1.53%) EDI
7 2 (1.53%) Entity Framework
7 2 (1.53%) Laravel
7 2 (1.53%) SOAP
8 1 (0.76%) JSON
8 1 (0.76%) LINQ
8 1 (0.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (9.92%) Data Centre
2 12 (9.16%) Client/Server
2 12 (9.16%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (5.34%) FMCG
4 6 (4.58%) AS400
5 5 (3.82%) iSeries
6 4 (3.05%) Public Cloud
6 4 (3.05%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (2.29%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.29%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.53%) EPoS
9 1 (0.76%) CESG
9 1 (0.76%) Cyberattack
9 1 (0.76%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.76%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.76%) LIMS
9 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.76%) Social Media
9 1 (0.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.98%) Windows
1 17 (12.98%) Windows Server
2 10 (7.63%) Linux
3 6 (4.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.53%) Unix
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (29.01%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (21.37%) Project Management
3 23 (17.56%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (17.56%) E-Commerce
4 21 (16.03%) ITIL
5 19 (14.50%) Problem-Solving
6 16 (12.21%) Software Engineering
7 15 (11.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 14 (10.69%) PRINCE2
8 14 (10.69%) Scrum
8 14 (10.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (9.16%) ERP
9 12 (9.16%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 12 (9.16%) Microservices
9 12 (9.16%) SOA
10 10 (7.63%) Capacity Planning
10 10 (7.63%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (7.63%) Data Protection
10 10 (7.63%) Line Management
10 10 (7.63%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (16.03%) SQL
2 14 (10.69%) C#
3 10 (7.63%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.58%) ABAP
5 5 (3.82%) Java
5 5 (3.82%) RPG
6 4 (3.05%) Python
7 3 (2.29%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.53%) HiveQL
8 2 (1.53%) PHP
8 2 (1.53%) Scala
9 1 (0.76%) C
9 1 (0.76%) Perl
9 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (9.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (9.16%) Degree
3 11 (8.40%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (6.87%) APMP
5 7 (5.34%) CCNA
5 7 (5.34%) CISM
5 7 (5.34%) CISSP
5 7 (5.34%) MCSE
5 7 (5.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (4.58%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (3.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (3.05%) CCNP
8 4 (3.05%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.76%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.76%) CSSLP
9 1 (0.76%) GPEN
9 1 (0.76%) GXPN
9 1 (0.76%) ISEB
9 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.76%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.63%) GDPR
2 8 (6.11%) SLA
3 7 (5.34%) PCI DSS
4 5 (3.82%) QA
5 2 (1.53%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.76%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (11.45%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) Ansible
1 1 (0.76%) HP ALM
1 1 (0.76%) Observium
1 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (21.37%) Microsoft
2 19 (14.50%) SAP
3 16 (12.21%) VMware
4 11 (8.40%) Dell
5 10 (7.63%) IBM
6 8 (6.11%) Cisco
6 8 (6.11%) HP
7 4 (3.05%) Meraki
8 3 (2.29%) CA Agile Central
8 3 (2.29%) Tableau
9 2 (1.53%) Aderant
9 2 (1.53%) Google
9 2 (1.53%) Hortonworks
9 2 (1.53%) iManage
9 2 (1.53%) Remedy
10 1 (0.76%) Altova
10 1 (0.76%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.76%) Planview
10 1 (0.76%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.76%) Zend